Royal Drummers of Burundi in Gishora
Thursday, 15 December 2022 / Published in Travel Journal
In Burundi, playing the drums is a symbol of recognition, and the Royal Drummers of Burundi vividly represent it. Experiencing the Royal Drummers of Burundi for the very first time is witnessing raw energy in front of your eyes. Thirty performers beat giant hundred-kilo drums with such strength and passion that your heart beats with
The Batwa people of Uganda – a tribe on the edge of disappearing
Friday, 27 May 2022 / Published in Travel Journal
Drastic changes in their lifestyle, constant discrimination, and zero opportunities. The Batwa in Uganda don’t need charity and donations. They need to be protected for who they are. In 1906, the Bronx Zoo in New York City introduced what they called “the most interesting sight in the Bronx” into the gorilla cage. It was a
Meet the Guatemalan god living in a wooden body
Sunday, 14 March 2021 / Published in America, Destinations
Maximón is not like any other deity around the world. He is a saint who likes to drink rum and smoke cigars. Also, he is reincarnated in a wooden puppet. Hidden somewhere among the colorful alleys of Santiago Atitlan, a small town situated on Lake Atitlan southwest Guatemala, there is a modest family house hosting
Lalibela St George rock church Ethiopia
Tuesday, 16 February 2021 / Published in Africa, Destinations
From the rock-hewn churches in Lalibela to the chapels in the Tigray region, visiting a church in Ethiopia is a travel experience you should not skip. Ethiopians relationship with God is visible everywhere you go while visiting Ethiopia. No matter if you are going for business in Addis or to an adventure expedition in Danakil,
Abuna Yemata Guh, Ethiopia’s church in the sky
Thursday, 04 February 2021 / Published in Africa, Destinations
Abuna Yemata Guh is not like any other church in the world. This rock-hewn sanctuary stands 250 meters above ground and in order to reach it, you are required to climb up and face death. “There is no other place in the world where you can get closer to God”, these are the words most
Inside Somaliland - country in Horn of Africa - Girl from Somaliland
Friday, 29 January 2021 / Published in Africa, Destinations
Completely unknown by some and unrecognized by the rest, Somaliland is the country that is not a country. It’s in a limbo of existence where visitors are welcomed with camel milk, qat and a smile. “If you travel there independently, there is a big chance you will never come back”. Those were the words I
Guide for the pyramids in Giza
Tuesday, 04 August 2020 / Published in Africa, Destinations
Either on an independent visit or with a private guide, that first sight of the Pyramids in Cairo will take your breath away. Here are my best tips No matter if this is one of these places you simply want to cross off your bucket list or a destination you always dreamt about to explore,
San Bushmen Botswana
Saturday, 01 February 2020 / Published in Travel Journal
While staying with the San tribe in Botswana, I learned more about their culture and traditions – I also understood the good and bad of visiting indigenous tribes. The sun was setting down at the Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana and members of an indigenous tribe arrived in our lodge in the middle of the savanna.
Eating my way through the modern and traditional cuisine of Philadelphia Reading Market
Friday, 30 August 2019 / Published in Destinations
Going to Philadelphia for food tours means opening up to a whole new world. Once you start with a delicious cheesesteak, you will realize this was just the tip of the iceberg. I had so many food tours in Philadelphia, I went on a diet once I returned to Germany. This city is not only
Monday, 22 April 2019 / Published in Destinations
Dozens of women cooking under colorful umbrellas while sitting on little plastic chairs, the smell of garlic in the air and signs offering Thailand´s most delicious street food bites. This is not a market in Bangkok or Chiang Mai, this is the Thai Park, a public park in west Berlin. Berlin is known as one
mexican food
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Wednesday, 24 February 2016 / Published in TravelBuzz
  by Sofia Jimenez Anybody who has ever been to Mexico knows: one of the greatest things the country has to offer is the food. The variety is huge and there are so many colors and strong flavors, to me as a Mexican it´s definitely one of the things I love the most about my country
Friday, 15 January 2016 / Published in Travel Journal
  Did you know that there are more international departures from Germany than from the rest of the world? Found this very nice infograph about traveling and people around the world. With very useful information and statistics about traveling in general Rachel Swaby and Carl Bender made an amazing work   [spider_facebook id=”1″] [fbcomments]  
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Monday, 11 January 2016 / Published in Travel 101
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Saturday, 26 December 2015 / Published in TravelBuzz
  Most of us comunicate each other using the Latin alphabet. However, more than the half of the population worldwide use a different alphabet to comunicate. We always complain how difficult is to learn German or Danish, but let me show you some of the world most important writing systems and let me see if
Friday, 18 December 2015 / Published in Travel Journal
  While chatting, messaging and using other internet resources, we know that we indicate laughter by just typing “haha”, but did you ever wondered how is it written in other languages. I found these photographs indicating who different languages from different parts of the world type this very common expression. Lets find out! Images were taken
Famous city nicknames and the stories behind them
Wednesday, 02 December 2015 / Published in Travel Journal
The big apple, the lion city or the city of love. How many famous city nicknames do you know? Justtheflight is a British company that finds the cheapest flight tickets on the market. Although their search engine is not my favorite for looking for flights, I compare their prices as well when looking for flight tickets.
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 / Published in TravelBuzz
  Vincent Laforet is a French/American photographer who worked for magazines like National Geographic and Life His last proyect is called Air and it shows beautiful aereal photographs of cities worldwide So we took some of Vincent´s photographs and want to see how well do you know some of the most famous cities in the
travel tattoo
Sunday, 15 November 2015 / Published in Travel Journal
From compasses to tiny airplanes. These are my favorite travel tattoos and their stories behind A tattoo is usually for life and if you are going to have one, it better be a good one. Tattoos should describe who are you as a person and what you want people to see on you. Travel tattoos are
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 / Published in Travel Journal